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Archive for August 26th, 2009

Shape-shifters in Durham. Mobsters in Wilmington. Biker gangs in Wake County. Women on the run in North Carolina mountains. Lots of romance on the coast. Readers of our sister blog, Read North Carolina Novels, know that North Carolina has been the setting for all kinds of fictional tales. Just as the themes and subject matter […]

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“In 1932 the Junior Chamber of Commerce proposed that Raleigh adopt daylight saving time. A hearing was held, supporters attended in force and city commissioners voted unanimously in favor of┬áDST — to take effect only two days later. No other locality south of Baltimore had taken this step.” “State government, however, rejected DST outright. Federal […]

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